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The evolution of the physician assistantBy Alex Branch  To understand why physician assistant is one of the hottest jobs, meet Victoria Florez.  She fielded four job offers before she even graduated last year from the UNT Health Science Center Physician Assistant (PA) Studies Program.  Each offer was from a different specialty. Did she want to work in plastic surgery, wound Read More »

Sep 26, 2019

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Dr. John Licciardone named UNT System Regents ProfessorBy Steven Bartolotta For over three decades, Dr. John C. Licciardone has been making a difference. His research is world renowned, his writing has been published in national and international journals and his impact on the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine has been considerable. In recognition of his work and the contributions he has made Read More »

Sep 18, 2019

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TCOM receives grant for Graduate Medical Education programBy Steven Bartolotta The Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine has been awarded a $250,000 grant to establish a new Graduate Medical Education (GME) residency program with three partners in Hood County. The grant by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board will help TCOM establish a new Family Medicine residency program with Lake Granbury Medical Center, Read More »

Sep 5, 2019

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White Coat Ceremony ‘lights a fire’ in new studentsBy Alex Branch   Olivia Selby began her journey to becoming a physician assistant with a few steps onto the stage at Will Rogers Memorial Center Auditorium. Onstage, the first-year UNT Health Science Center student was cloaked in a white coat, a symbol of trust between a provider and patient. “Walking out on stage to Read More »

Aug 29, 2019

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Professorship focuses on health disparities faced by South AsiansBy Jan Jarvis As soon as he was settled in the United States after moving here from India, Naresh Vashisht arranged for his mother back home to join him. But the move brought heartbreak. Giving to UNTHSC UNTHSC relies on gifts from supporters, like you, to propel our students, programs, and research. Make a Gift Read More »

Aug 28, 2019

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Dr. Paul Saenz to receive Mary E. Luibel Distinguished Service AwardBy Alex Branch Paul S. Saenz, DO, a graduate of the Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine and Team Physician for the San Antonio Spurs, has been named the 2019 recipient of the Mary E. Luibel Distinguished Service Award by UNT Health Science Center in Fort Worth. He will receive the award at the UNTHSC White Read More »

Aug 21, 2019

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College of Pharmacy awarded four-year accreditationBy Jan Jarvis The UNT System College of Pharmacy at UNT Health Science has reached another milestone just eight years after it was founded in 2011. The Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education has granted the college a four-year accreditation term, the maximum allowed for a new program. Achieving this latest goal has taken years of Read More »

Aug 20, 2019

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UNTHSC student, JPS Trauma Services find the perfect matchBy Sally Crocker A UNT Health Science Center student found the perfect match and mentor when she was connected to JPS Health Network, Tarrant County, for her professional internship. Now one year later, 2019 UNTHSC graduate Ashley Lamar, MPH, CPH, CHES, works full time in the department where she learned the ropes and contributed in Read More »

Jul 26, 2019

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Pharmacy student spends eye-opening rotation in rural MontanaBy Jan Jarvis Pharmacy student Rychlend Martin-Horne never imagined she would come face-to-face with a huge black bear and her cubs. The frightening experience during a 12-mile hike to Cracker Lake in Montana was not exactly what she expected from her six-week pharmacy rotation, but it was memorable. “I’m a city girl,” she said. “I Read More »

Jul 19, 2019

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Memory of longtime TCOM faculty member honored with endowed scholarshipBy Steven Bartolotta UNT Health Science Center recently celebrated the Dr. T. Eugene Zachary Endowed Scholarship with family and friends of the longtime Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine faculty member. The scholarship will be used to assist third and fourth-year students in the Rural Osteopathic Medicine Education Program, better known as ROME, a program that Read More »

Jul 18, 2019